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Jason Emerson is an independent historian who lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He has worked as a U.S. National Park Service historical interpreter at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Gettysburg National Military Park, and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, and also as a professional journalist and freelance writer. His articles have appeared in American Heritage, American History, and Civil War Times magazines, Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Lincoln Herald, Lincoln Forum Bulletin and online at the History News Network (hnn.us). He currently is preparing a biography of Robert T. Lincoln, to be published by Southern Illinois University Press in 2009.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Lincoln, Mary Todd, -- 1818-1882 -- Mental health.
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Family.
Mental illness -- United States -- Case studies.